The Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has presented a detailed project report (DPR) to the Karnataka government for establishment of an information technology (IT) park in Mangaluru, according to Isaac Vas, President of KCCI.

Speaking at the 80th annual general meeting of KCCI, which was held via video-conference, he said KCCI has presented the DPR to the government for an IT park on land reserved for it by Keonics Ltd at Derebail in Mangaluru.

The entire building plan of two lakh square feet, to be set up at an estimated cost of ₹60 crore, has been designed with inputs from CREDAI and all heads of IT industry in the district.

He said KCCI has also requested the Mangalore Smart City Ltd to share part of the cost of this infrastructure development plan. This will benefit thousands of youngsters by way of new jobs and other economic development, he

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Kaspersky researchers have published a detailed overview of DeathStalker, a ‘mercenary’ advanced persistent threat (APT) group that has been leveraging efficient espionage attacks on small and medium-sized firms in the financial sector since at least 2012. The most recent discoveries demonstrate that the group has been targeting companies all over the world, from Europe to Latin America, highlight why cybersecurity protection is a necessity for small and medium-size organizations.

While state-sponsored threat actors and sophisticated attacks are often in the spotlight, businesses today are faced with a whole array of more immediate threats. These range from ransomware and data leaks to commercial espionage, and result in no less damage to the organizations’ operations or reputation. These attacks are carried out by mid-level malware orchestrators and sometimes, by hacker-for-hire groups, such as DeathStalker, which Kaspersky has been tracking since 2018.

Recent research enabled Kaspersky to link DeathStalker’s activity to three malware

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